Rocket launch failure forces astronauts to make emergency landing

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Published on October 11, 2018 - Duration: 01:02s

Rocket launch failure forces astronauts to make emergency landing

A Soyuz Rocket suffered a failure after launching from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome forcing the space crew to make an emergency landing in Kazakstan.

Footage captured today, October 11.

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Rocket launch failure forces astronauts to make emergency landing

A Soyuz Rocket suffered a failure after launching from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome forcing the space crew to make an emergency landing in Kazakstan.

Footage captured today, October 11, shows the moment the rocket blasting off on its mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Accordingly to Russian media, one of the stage engines shutdown shortly before taking off.

Both crew members NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin were not injured.

Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said the incident is under investigation.

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